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  • 5 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ heavy lift crane vessel, Bokalift 2, has installed the first monopile at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Scottish offshore wind farm will feature 60 Siemens Gamesa 14.7 MW wind turbines and two offshore substations, all installed on monopile foundations. Dajin Heavy Industry will supply 48 monopiles while Navantia Seanergies and […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The third and final wind turbine of the Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project was installed 17 kilometres off the coast of Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône, France. Less than a month after the first departure from the Port of Marseille Fos, the other two wind turbines were in turn towed offshore and anchored at a depth of […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ heavy lift installation vessel, Bokalift 2, arrived at Invergordon Port on 1 October to commence loading of the first batch of three monopiles for installation at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The monopile installation work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with […]

  • 12 October 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The developer of the Pentland floating offshore wind farm, located in Scotland, has submitted an application to vary its Section 36 consent and associated marine licences. The 100 MW project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) through one of its CI Funds, with Hexicon as a […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded out the first of the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Moray West offshore wind farm at its yard in Newcastle, UK, readying the OTM for sail-out at the end of the next month. The company will load the second OTM onto a barge in the second half of October and […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Green Hydrogen, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X

    New and existing offshore wind farms could help generate large amounts of green hydrogen and support the UK and EU meet their net zero targets, if the necessary infrastructure can be put in place, according to a new report commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland. The “Commercial Models for Future Hydrogen Production” report, written by Xodus […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. As the sole offtaker, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of Hywind Scotland’s total volume of 30MW. Hywind Scotland is owned by Equinor (75%) and Masdar (25%). The wind farm, […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain

    Moray West, an offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, has selected Global Energy Group (GEG) to provide pre-assembly support services for the marshalling of all 62 transition pieces (TPs) at the Port of Nigg. The transition pieces, supplied by Lamprell, will start to arrive at the Port of Nigg later this year […]

  • 29 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the first floating offshore wind farm in the world, has passed five years in operation since its commissioning in 2017. According to Equinor, Hywind Scotland is the world’s best-performing offshore wind farm, achieving a capacity factor of 54 per cent over its five years of operations. “Importantly, Hywind Scotland has run to high […]

  • 2 July 2017

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  • 27 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of monopile foundations at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland is expected to start on 1 October. The work will be carried out by the vessel Bokalift 2, under a contract Boskalis signed with the developer Ocean Winds at the beginning of this year. Monopile installation is part of […]

  • 23 March 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, has reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK for its third consecutive year. With an average capacity factor of 57.1% in the twelve months to March 2020, Hywind Scotland set a new record in the UK. During its first two […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia started welding together the first blocks for the first Hywind Scotland floating foundation at the assembly area of its Fene yard in Spain.  Each of the five spar-type floating foundations will be made of five blocks, and Navantia currently has around 15 blocks in different fabrication stage, with the first spar scheduled to be ready in March 2017. The […]

  • 3 October 2023

    UK-based Chartwell Marine has partnered with Vard to introduce the Midi Service Operations Vessel (Midi SOV), a 55-metre offshore wind craft that is coming to both the US and European markets in 2024, according to the companies. The vessel is said to be designed Jones Act-compliant, Americanized, and ready for production in the US shipyards. […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said.

  • 17 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia-Windar today assembled the first foundation for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, with the construction of the remaining four well underway, the Spanish joint venture company informed.

  • 10 February 2017

    Aibel has been awarded further work on Hywind Scotland Pilot Park after Statoil assigned the company to assist with the commissioning of five floating wind turbines for the project.

  • 2 October 2023
    Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Buchan Offshore Wind, a consortium comprising BayWa r.e., Elicio, and BW Ideol, has submitted the Offshore Scoping Report for the 1 GW Buchan floating offshore wind farm to the Scottish Government’s Marine Directorate. This represents the project’s first major step within the consenting process, the consortium says. The report contains project details and the approach […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT and Reach Subsea are set to carry out inspection services at Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm. Simon Møkster Shipping’s vessel Stril Explorer is expected to begin the work this month. Hywind Scotland comprises five Siemens 6 MW floating turbines mounted on SPAR-type foundations and located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating foundations off Stord, Norway, Statoil reports.

  • 29 July 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor, in collaboration with Marine Scotland, will undertake a series of tests at its Hywind Scotland floating wind farm to explore how fishers can safely operate around and within floating wind farms. Last month, Marine Scotland performed a trial survey to test some of the fishing equipment in preparation for the survey scheduled to take […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Masdar has invested GBP 52.5 million (approx. EUR 61 million) in Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, according to Scottish Development International (SDI), as Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy investor agreed with Statoil to take a 25% stake in the project.

  • 31 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil UK has selected Survitec as the preferred safety partner for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm project off Aberdeenshire.

  • 31 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors’ accommodation and personnel transfer vessel Siem Moxie has begun work on Statoil’s Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. 

  • 15 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Green Marine (UK) Ltd has carried out buoy maintenance on Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind project. Under the contract, which was awarded by Partrac, Green Marine used its vessel Green Isle to conduct the works. “These works were carried out safely, efficiently and on budget, utilising the small weather windows available,” said Green Marine. Hywind […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.